The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 41 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 47 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.82% 1.20% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 1.39% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 13 5
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
842 938 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 86.36% 86.29% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 746 817 844
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 17 £31,000 -
Stansted - 4 £39,000 -
Dover +2 3 £52,500 +103.88% 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 65 (72.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 63 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 62 (68.89%) Regression Testing
4 52 (57.78%) Finance
5 51 (56.67%) Integration Testing
5 51 (56.67%) System Integration Testing
5 51 (56.67%) Smoke Testing
6 42 (46.67%) ISEB
7 31 (34.44%) ISTQB
8 28 (31.11%) SDLC
9 21 (23.33%) AS400
10 19 (21.11%) Mentoring
11 17 (18.89%) Project Management
12 15 (16.67%) Test Management
12 15 (16.67%) Software Testing
13 14 (15.56%) Line Management
13 14 (15.56%) People Management
14 13 (14.44%) Supplier Management
14 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (13.33%) Selenium
16 10 (11.11%) SQL
17 8 (8.89%) HTML
17 8 (8.89%) Degree
17 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
18 7 (7.78%) QA
18 7 (7.78%) HP UFT
19 6 (6.67%) HP
19 6 (6.67%) JIRA
19 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
19 6 (6.67%) HP Quality Center

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Selenium
2 7 (7.78%) HP UFT
3 6 (6.67%) JIRA
4 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.11%) JMeter
5 1 (1.11%) TestComplete
General
1 52 (57.78%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
2 3 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (72.22%) Analyst
2 57 (63.33%) Test Analyst
3 22 (24.44%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (24.44%) Senior Test Analyst
4 20 (22.22%) Service Analyst
5 17 (18.89%) Financial Analyst
5 17 (18.89%) Test Manager
6 16 (17.78%) AS400 Test Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (4.44%) Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Junior
8 3 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Junior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Service Transition Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Transition Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.22%) UAT Manager
10 1 (1.11%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (4.44%) CSS
2 4 (4.44%) DOM
2 4 (4.44%) Gherkin
2 4 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) AS400
2 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Statistics
3 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (72.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 63 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 62 (68.89%) Regression Testing
4 51 (56.67%) Integration Testing
4 51 (56.67%) Smoke Testing
4 51 (56.67%) System Integration Testing
5 28 (31.11%) SDLC
6 19 (21.11%) Mentoring
7 17 (18.89%) Project Management
8 15 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 15 (16.67%) Test Management
9 14 (15.56%) Line Management
9 14 (15.56%) People Management
10 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (14.44%) Supplier Management
11 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
12 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (5.56%) Coaching
13 5 (5.56%) Manual Testing
13 5 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) C#
2 4 (4.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (46.67%) ISEB
2 31 (34.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (4.44%) ISO19770
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) HP
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle
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